15243 6th Ave. NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
(206) 713.3363


Highly-motivated Web designer experienced with interface design, front-end development, Flash, web marketing and print.

work experience

Web/Graphic Designer
CollinsWoerman Architecture
(Seattle, Washington)
October 2007-Present
Design and develop company Web site, client and partner sites, blogs, and SharePoint intranet. Design print proposals, presentation materials, magazine ads, and technical illustrations. Partner with SEO consultant and content writers to maintain optimized site with blog/RSS features.

Freelance Designer and Owner
Michael Young Web+Graphic Designs
(Seattle, Washington)
Summer 2001–Present
Design and develop Web sites, Flash animations, presentations. Assist with content management and site structure. Clients include: Washington State Holocaust Research Center, Sefton Resources, Inc., The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, Game Plan Fitness, Glacier Northwest, Inc. and more. Please visit www.myoungdesigns.com for portfolio.

Web Manager
UW Marketing, University of Washington
(Seattle, Washington)
April 2003–October 2007
Designed and developed departmental Web sites, donor-targeted sites, e-newsletters, Flash banners/presentations. Managed intranet site and assisted print design department with signage, photo manipulation, and collateral.

Web/Graphic Designer
eTunnels Inc.
(Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, B.C.)
Summer 2000–Summer 2001
Worked on marketing team as Web designer, developer and print designer responsible for corporate Web site, Flash animations, intranet, collateral, posters, software interface, and tradeshow presentations.

Multimedia Producer
Instructional Media Lab, University of Texas
(Austin, Texas)
Summer 1997–Summer 2000
Managed a staff of Web and Flash designers which produced Web sites, interactive presentations, computer illustrations and animations. Teaching Assistant for a graduate engineering Web course: ME397.

contract experience

Web/Graphic Designer
Creative Assets (Seattle, Washington)
Summer 2000
Designed banner ads, print ads, and Web pages for Cohesion, Inc. and eTunnels, Inc.

Web Designer
Disney On-Line (Burbank, California)
Summer 1998
Developed American Teacher Awards 98 Web site.

computer skills

XHTML, CSS, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, In-Design, Google Analytics and Web Master Central, SketchUp, SharePoint Designer, Cubase, MSOffice. Experience incorporating JavaScript, AJAX, PHP, ASP.NET, and Action-Script. Skilled with both Windows/Vista and Mac OSX.


Bachelors of Science Degree in Advertising – The University of Texas at Austin (1997)


+ Training experience (TREX students, Engineering ME 397, Austin Children’s Museum)
+ Experience with music composition, digital audio production, synthesizers, and sound design
   (Pleasurecraft, Jupe Jupe, Maximum Coherence)
+ Composed/performed music for films “George Washington,” “Guatemalan Handshake,” “The Schedule”